The Bulletin – April 4

Blood drive has time slots open at church

GREENFIELD — Calvary Baptist Church, 1450 W. Main St., Greenfield, will have an American Red Cross blood drive Tuesday. Call 467-0744 to make an appointment or for more information.

‘Leap’ to help soup kitchen at auction

The fourth annual “Leap of Faith” dinner and auction to benefit Kenneth Butler Memorial Soup Kitchen is set for 6 p.m. April 11 at Brandywine Community Church, 1551 E. New Road.

Tickets for the evening of dinner, entertainment and live auction are $35 per person. Call 317-462-9900 or 317-462-0713 for tickets.

St. Michael youth organize garage sale

GREENFIELD — Youth of St. Michael Catholic Church will have a garage sale from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 11.

Eden United Methodist to serve breakfast

EDEN — Eden United Methodist Church will serve breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. today. An offering will be accepted for local and global mission work.

Love INC plans public orientation meeting

GREENFIELD — Love INC of Greater Hancock County will have a public orientation for anyone interested in learning more about its work. The session will take place at 6:30 p.m. April 16 at the Hancock County Community Foundation offices, 312 E. Main St.

RSVP by calling 317-468-6300.

Agape Team to visit Philadelphia church

PHILADELPHIA — The Agape Team is set to appear at Philadelphia United Methodist Church for worship at 10:30 a.m. April 19. The praise and celebration service will feature singer and evangelist Annie Frost and educator Dale Dickson.

Lunch is at noon, followed by a workshop from 12:30 to 2 p.m. about sharing one’s faith.

To RSVP for lunch and the workshop or just the workshop, send email to janet.tiebert@inumc.org or call 317-462-5782.

Bradley women to gather for tea

Women and girls are invited to a tea party at noon April 25 at Bradley United Methodist Church. Hats and gloves are encouraged if possible. Fancy sandwiches, cakes and cookies will be served.

Sarah Kesterson from the Hancock County Extension Office will share information on tea.

Sign-up is available in the church office. For more information, call 462-2662.

Willow Branch church schedules dinner

WILLOW BRANCH — Willow Branch United Methodist Church’s Spring Dinner is set for 4 to 7 p.m. April 25. The menu features a choice of cubed steak or chicken and noodles with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, corn, salad, dessert and drink.

An offering will be accepted to support mission projects.

Conference focuses on foster care children

GREENFIELD — The “Empowered to Connect” conference will be simulcast April 10 and 11 at Brandywine Community Church, 1551 E. New Road.

The conference is designed to help parents and others who work with children to bring hope and healing to children who have been adopted or are in foster care. It features the trust-based parenting methods from Texas Christian University’s Institute of Child Development. One of the speakers will be Dr. Karyn Purvis, author of “The Connected Child.”

Some professionals, such as social workers, can earn continuing education credit by attending.

Registration is $10. Find out more at brandywinechurch.org/adoptive_families.asp.

Gospel concerts come to Knightstown

KNIGHTSTOWN — The Vintage Gospel Lads will be in concert Friday through April 12 at the Knightstown First Christian Church.

The free concerts begin at 7 p.m. each day. The group also will be in concert with a special message at 10:30 a.m. April 12.

Members of the group include Murray Hollis of Joplin, Missouri; Steve Kehrer of Mooresville; Ron Rasmussen of Yukon, Oklahoma; Jon Stedman of South San Francisco; Hollis’ daughter, Tammy Cady; and Rasmussen’s son, Adam Rasmussen.

The Gospel Lads have revived interest in a foot-stomping, hand-clapping style of music captivating to people of all ages.

The public is invited to all the free concerts. The church is at 138 W. Main St. in Knightstown.

For further information, call 765-345-2854.

Mt. Lebanon plans Spud Supper

BRANDYWINE TOWNSHIP — Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church, 3447 S. State Road 9, will play host to its annual Spud Supper from 4 to 7 p.m. April 18. The menu will include a baked potato bar with toppings, salads, desserts and beverages. Hot dogs and carry-out will also be available. A free-will offering will be accepted, with proceeds used for missions.

To learn more about the church or to get specific directions, call the church office at 317-462-1313.

Screenings assess health risks

GREENFIELD — You can learn about your risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with screenings by Life Line Screening. Trinity Park United Methodist Church will play host to this community event on April 20 at the church, 207 W. Park Ave. in Greenfield.

Screenings can check for:

The level of plaque buildup in your arteries, related to risk for heart disease, stroke and overall vascular health.

HDL and LDL Cholesterol levels

Bone density as a risk for possible osteoporosis

Kidney and thyroid function, and more

Packages start at $149, but consultants will discuss which package is right for you based on your age and risk factors. Call 1-877-237-1287 or visit lifelinescreening.com. Registration is required.

Auction to aid several groups

GREENFIELD — An old-fashioned country auction will benefit World Renewal International, Love INC and Friends of Recovery-Women’s Sober House, Talitha Koum.

The auction is set for 6 p.m. April 30 at the Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds.

The proceeds will be divided equally among the three groups. Another Addison Auction will provide the auctioneer services.

Organizers are collecting new, slightly used, collectible or antique items (no clothes, please) for the auction. All donated items are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

If you have items to donate, call Love INC at 317-468 6300.

‘Mr. Drama’ coming to Calvary

GREENFIELD — Actor Trevor Thomas, “Mr. Drama,” will appear at Calvary Baptist Church at 6 p.m. April 26.

Chicken noodle dinner set for April 25

CHARLOTTESVILLE — Charlottesville United Methodist Church will serve a chicken and noodle dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. April 25 at the Charlottesville Lions Club Community Building in Charlottesville.